Tour Raqia 7 Days Package

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  • 7 Days

Stop at Bimmah Sinkhole

The tour departs Muscat in the morning towards Ras Al Jinz, the first stop will be at the Bimmah Sinkhole.
A sea water-filled depression which is 30m deep is structurally a sinkhole, It's only 600 m away from the sea, between the coastal towns of Dibab and Bimmah village. Locally known as “PLACE OF POWER”. Witness the most picturesque beauty in the desert. As the limestone mountain rocks fill the water and the cool breeze splashes you with freshness.

Stop at WadiShab

Drive from Sinkhole towards WadiShab, an enormous canyon gorge that is lined with palm trees and crystal clear water pools. A tourist can enjoy swimming, trekking through these pools and gorge, and once you come to the last pool, you can find an opening among the enormous rocks which allows us to swim into an incredible crevice cave with a small waterfall inside, the sunlight filters in from the outside, turning the water into a beautiful turquoise blue whilst water showers down one side of the cave from the wadi beyond.

Stop at Sur

From WadiShabwe continue the journey towards Sur.  Here you can enjoy the short city tour with visit to a Dhow Factory and old ship.Visit the lighthouse, a great option to have a view of the city and beach. It’s a 3-story and an 18-metre tower which has a 59 ft domed roof. Though visitors are not allowed to go inside, you can make the most out of this attraction simply by going around the tower and enjoying the view.

Stop at Ras Al Jinz Turtle Reserve

The tour continues to RasAlJinz, check-in to the hotel. Enjoy the early evening dinner, after which you will be taken to the Turtle sanctuary. Here you will be taken for guided walking tour on the beach at night under the stars, where you have a high chance of seeing huge green sea turtles come from thousand miles to this shore to lay their egg. You will get a chance to see these creatures without endangering or disturbing their lives and birthing cycles. Also, you can visit the interactive museum, research laboratories and explore the plethora of information available.

Overnight in the hotel.
Meals Included: Dinner

Breakfast at the hotel.

Stop at Al Ashkharah

Continue the journey to the costal road of Oman. Pass through many sea villages and visit the largest and the most beautiful one Al Ashkharah fishing village. It’s a popular tourist destination with beautiful beaches, cool weather even during summer and white sand dunes. Visit the Al Ashkharah port, there you will see many fisher men's returning from the sea with huge quantities of fish and seafood.

Stop at WadiBani Khalid

From Al Ashkharah continue the tour to Wahiba sand between the northern and southern Governorates in the eastern region, the area is defined by a boundary of 180 K.M (110 mi) north to south and 80 K.m (50 mi) east to west, take part in an adventurous 4×4 drive in the sand dunes with our experienced guide, then we'll watch the stunning sunset at one of the big sand dunes. We finish the day with dinner at the camp.

Stop at Wahiba Sand

In the afternoon, continue the journey to the desert Wahiba Sands. This spectacular Desert stretching over 200 kilometers from the Eastern Hajar Mountains to the Arabian Sea, the Wahiba Sands are also known as Oman’s adventure playground.

The desert offer activities like an adventurous 4x4 drive in the sand dunes, camel rides, zipping through the dunes on a sandboard or quad bike.

You can also watch the stunning sunset in one of the big sand dunes.

Finish the day with the scrumptious dinner in the camp.

Meals Included: Breakfast & Dinner

Breakfast at the Camp.

Stop at Al Mudhaireb

Today you will be driven to Al Mudhaireb village, one of the famous historical and cultural village in Oman. You can visit “cultural and Heritage house”, a house of one of the Sheikhs that has been transformed to museum.

Ahead you can walk a bit uphill where you'll be within the ruins of the old village of Al Mudhaireb.This is very interesting sight. Further ahead of uphill you'll see one of the many watchtowers of Al Mudhaireb, with the spectacular view. Once you reach uphill, you will also find another half a dozen other watchtowers in Al Mudhaireb. Historically, each quarter of the village had its own watchtower to warn the residents from attacks from other villages/quarters, and there would have been an old quarter under or near-by to each of these watchtowers.

Stop at Ibra

Next stop is at Ibra Village which is one of the oldest cities in Oman and was once a center of trade, religion, education and art. You can walk around village which is built with mud and limestone.

Stop at Zukait Tombs

Proceed further and on a way to Nizwa stop at Zukait village. Located on a hilltop in the Al Dakhiliyah region you will find, cylindrical tombs that date back to the third millennium BC and  they are made of mountain rock stacked to create a distinctive beehive shape.

Tour will be continued to the old capital city of Oman Nizwa. Upon arrival check into the hotel.

Dinner at the hotel.

Rest of the day at leisure.

Overnight in the hotel.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Breakfast the hotel.

Stop at Nizwa Fort&  Nizwa Souq

Start the tour with visit to Nizwa Fort which is famous for its massive circular cannon tower, antiques and silver jewelry. You will visit the ancient Nizwa Fort whose history dates back to the 12th century. It was built by Sultan Bin Saif Yaruba, the first imam of the Yaruba Dynasty. When inside the fort, you’ll be thrilled to pass through its ancient doorways, narrow staircases and corridors, high-ceiling halls, and a maze of rooms. As Nizwa is a town that is surrounded by date palms, one can enjoy an amazing view of the entire town and its date plantation from the top of the tower.

After the fort, visit traditional Nizwa Souq, a place where wide variety of vendors offers their goods , vegetables, pottery, jewelry, handicrafts, Omani sweet (Halwa) dates, spice, and souvenirs . Another attraction is the Friday cattle market when the locals from the nearby villages come to sell their cattle and chickens in a circus-style open market place.

Stop at Jebel Akhdar

From Nizwa the journey continues to Jebel Akhdaralso known as "Green Mountain" which is considered one of the most scenic areas in Oman. This mountain range is part of the Al Hajar Mountains and mostly composed of limestone and forms one of the highest peaks in Oman. The moist land of Jebel Akdhar allows the growth of trees and shrubs that produce fruits such as pomegranates, walnuts etc.
Take a photographic stop to capture the beauty of landscape with terrace farming and majestic mountains.

Stop at Birkat Al Mouz

From Zukait we continue our journey to BirkatAlMouz listed into UNESCO the world heritage and culture. It has a large Falaj system that supplies water date palms, and vegetables for many orchards and its worth spending some walk around the old part of the village.

Continue journey to Nizwa. Check into the hotel.
Dinner at the hotel.

Overnight in the hotel.

Meals Included:

Breakfast at the hotel.

Stop at Jibreen Castle

Start the journey with first stop at Jabreen Castle,one of the whimsical and well-preserved castles in Oman that was built in the 1600s. Observe the fine calligraphy etched into the walls, hand-painted ceilings, hand-carved door frames, decorative arches, windows and balconies.

Stop at Misfat al Abreyeen

Further proceed to Misfah Al Abreyeen, 500 year old picturesque village on a steep slope at the foot of Jebel Shams. It is one of the most beautiful village consists of old houses of mud and palm frond roofs, beautiful wadis ,several hiking’s points. It has a falaj system for many orchards, date palms, and vegetables, it’s worth to spend some time walking around the village.Then continue the visit to ancient village of Al Hamra.

Stop at WadiNakhr

From Misfat Al Abreyeencontinue the journey to WadiGhul. An abandoned 2000 years old village in the north-western region of Al Hamra town of Oman located at the foot of mountain Ghul can be seen on the way to Jabal Shams. It has been built of solid stones.

We then drive into WadiNakhar, one of the deepest valleys in Oman due to its geographical characteristics. The waterfall from the top of Jabal Shams is considered to be the most important source of water.

The valley is famous for all year around greenery, beautiful nature, the calm cool nature even during summer time, clear and fresh water pools throughout the year.

Stop at WadiGhul - Oman's Grand Canyon

Continue the journey to Jebel Shams a mountainous region in the AL Hamra town. It is best known as ‘The Grand Canyon of Arabia’ or the ‘Omani Grand Canyon’.

Jebel Shams is nestles the highest mountains of Oman and is an important tourist destination. The word ‘Jebel Shams’ translates into ‘Mountain of the Sun’ since it receives the first sunrise of the region. A moderate temperature of the mountains during the summers make it an ideal location to beat the Arabian heat. People coming here indulge in various activities including hiking, exploring near-by villages, camping and star-watching, night photography, etc. Spend a night in Jebel Shams.

Check into the hotel.
Dinner at the hotel.

Meals Included:
Breakfast & Dinner

Breakfast at the hotel.
Check out from the hotel. Later we drive down the mountain drive back to Muscat.

Stop at WadiBaniAwf

This time the drive will be from East of mountain side in to WadiBaniAwf. The wadi leads directly to the picturesque gorge also called as “Snake Canyon” a very narrow gorge situated in the middle of “WadiBaniAwf”. Snake Gorge, which gets its name from the colubrine effect created by the mountains that "snake" through it. The gorge contains waterfalls emerging from its rocky walls, plenty of natural pools, and colossal boulders all around.

You will be arrived in Muscat.
Tour Ends

07 days round trip give you the opportunity to discover the top highlight sights in the North part of Oman, dive deep in sparkling clear blue water pools in wadi Shab & Wadi Bani Khalid, spend 2 nights in silent desert Wahiba sands, Cross a Range of Al Hajar mountain, visit Grand Canyon and Green Mountain, visit Nizwa the old Capital of Oman, visit abandoned villages telling you many stores whats happen in the past, watch the turtles in the evening in Ras Al Jinz, and much more sights.

Kindly read the itinerary for more details. Places & sights you'll visit Bimmah Sink Hole, Wadi Shab, Sur, Ras Al Hadd, Ras Al Jinz, Al Ashkharah, Wahiba Sands, WadiBani Khalid, Al Mudharieb, Ibra, Zukait Tower Tomb, Birkat Al Moz, Nizwa fort & Market, JabalAkhdar (Green Mountain), Misfah Al Abreyeen (Al Hamra), Wadi Ghul (Wadi Nakhar), Jabal Shams (The Grand Canyon of Oman) WadiBaniAwf (BaladSayt).

Price Includes
Private transfers with driver / guide (saloon Car 3 seats / 4x4 vehicle 6 seats)
Hotel accommodation inclusive of breakfast.
Meal plan as per the itinerary
01 Bottled water per day
Entrance charges
Fuel surcharge, all the taxes
Price Excludes
International flights
Personal expenses
Oman Visa
Anything not mentioned in the inclusions

Nature & Adventure
Festival & Events
Special Interest

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